|BETTY JEAN GULLIE BARNES
RALEIGH -- Mrs. Betty Jean Gullie Barnes, 61, a beloved wife and loving
mother, of 8917 Deerland Grove Drive, died Sunday at Rex Hospital after
a brief illness. She was born in Durham on September 28, 1937, daughter
of Ernest L. and Halsie Lloyd Gullie. She was an employee of Cooper Industries
and a former employee with FCX.
She is survived by her husband, Stephen R. Barnes; son, Stephen L.
Barnes and wife, Jennifer of Garner; daughter, Susan Dale Barnes of Raleigh;
brothers, George Gullie and J.C. Gullie, both of Durham; grandchildren,
Stephen Walker Barnes and Carsyn Jean Barnes.
A funeral service will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 29, 1999
at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave. Mr. W. Gerald Thornton, Mr.
Grady Barnes and Mr. Joseph Barnes will conduct the services. Interment
will follow in Raleigh Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral
Those desiring may send flowers or make a memorial contribution to
Hospice of Wake County, Inc., 1300 St. Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27605.
Arrangements by Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave.
HAZEL V. CASTLEBERRY
RALEIGH -- Hazel Virginia Castleberry, 75, of Raleigh died Tuesday,
April 27, 1999. Mrs. Castleberry was born in Wake County the daughter of
the late, Martell and Beulah Jones, and was predeceased by her husband,
Robert J. Castleberry.
An entombment service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 29, 1999 in the
mausoleum at Oakwood Cemetery.
Surviving are her brother, Herbert Jones of Raleigh and several nieces
Friends and family will be received Wednesday at the residence of Ernest
L. Gray, 5805 Country Forrest Rd., Raleigh, NC.
RICHARD BRADLEY COLEMAN
DURHAM -- Richard Bradley Coleman died at his home on Saturday, April
24, 1999. Richard was born in Sacramento, California on September 3, 1936
to the late Frank Wallace Coleman and Erma Cordelia Bradley. When he was
three, the family moved to Albany, California. Richard remained in the
Bay Area until moving to Durham in June 1994.
He received his Bachelor of Sciences-Environmental Health Sciences
from the University of California at Berkeley in 1959 and his Masters of
Public Heath (Environmental Health Administration) from the University
of California at Berkeley in 1965. He worked for the County of Sonoma,
California as an Environmental Health Specialist from 1959 - 1980; for
the University of California at Berkeley as Workers Compensation Coordinator
from 1980 - 1983; for the University of California at Berkeley as Risk
Manager from 1986 until his retirement in November 1993. In Durham, Richard
worked as a Broker Associate at Fonville Morisey Real Estate.
Richard was a member of the Board of Realtors of Durham, NC; Oakland
CA and Berkeley CA. He served on the Board of Directors for the Exchange
Clubs Child Abuse Prevention Center in Durham and for the University of
California at Berkeley Marching Band, as the President of the Duke Park
Preservation Initiative, and was a member of the Friendship Reunion Group,
the National Association of Sanitarians, the American Industrial Hygiene
Association, and the Registered Sanitarians of California and the Exchange
Club of Durham.
Richard is survived by his friend and partner of 26 years, Daniel J.
Long; two children, Colette Coleman Smallwood of Woodinville, Washington,
Harriet Coleman Inglesby of Danville, California; sons-in-law, Peter Smallwood
and Pat Inglesby; grandsons, Brett Inglesby and Spencer Smallwood; granddaughters,
Caitlin Smallwood and Shannon Inglesby; a host of friends.
A celebration of Richard's life will be held Saturday, May 1, 1999
at his home.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Exchange Club Child
Abuse Prevention Center in Durham - 1200 Broad Street, Suite 209, Durham,
EDYTHE HOLLOWAY GARRETT
RALEIGH -- Edythe Holloway Garrett, formerly of Raleigh, died Monday
in Richmond, Virginia where she has lived since late 1996.
Widow of Joe W. Garrett, Mrs. Garrett was a life-long member of First
Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years in the Primary
Department. She was a member of the Livingston-Johnson Bible Class.
She is survived by her daughter Elizabeth Garrett Ludden of Midlothian,
VA; grandsons Brett, Jeff and Mark, and nieces Joanna Smith Mills and Melissa
Smith Donnell of Raleigh.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Montlawn Memorial
Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, St. Mary's Street, 828-4311.
ASHLEY NICOLE HAMILTON
RALEIGH -- Ashley Nicole Hamilton, 4, of Raleigh, died Monday, April
26, 1999. Ashley was enrolled in the White Memorial Weekday School.
Surviving: parents, Nancy Cates Hamilton and Lawrence Alan Hamilton;
sister, Laci Lauren Hamilton; grandparents, Wayne and Nancy Cates of Greensboro,
Rita and Oliver Hamilton of Virginia Beach, Va. Another grandmother, Shirley
Hack Hamilton died in 1977.
The funeral is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at White Memorial Presbyterian
Church, the Rev. Dr. Arthur Ross III officiating. Burial will follow at
Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh. A visitation with family and friends will
take place in the church parlor on Tuesday, 7-9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the White
Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1704 Oberlin Road, Raleigh, NC 27608.
Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, Saint Mary's Street, 828-4311.
HELEN T. HARRIS
CARY -- Helen T. Harris, 76, of Cary, died Tuesday morning at Western
Wake Medical Center.
Surviving: daughters, Rena Harris of Cary, Judy Gardener of South Hill,
VA; grandchildren, Mike Gardner of South Hill, VA, Bill Gardner of Falls
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at the Brown-Wynne Funeral
Home Chapel in Cary. Burial will be in Raleigh Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral
DOROTHY CREECH HOLT
THOUSAND OAKS, CA -- Dorothy Creech Holt, a native of Smithfield, NC,
passed away April 25, 1999 at her home in Thousand Oaks, CA at the age
of 82. She was blessed with a loving husband, Edwin G. Holt, and son, Edwin
C. Holt, also of Thousand Oaks.
Mrs. Holt was born in Smithfield, North Carolina to James Rufus Creech
and Rachel Creech. She graduated from UNC-Greensboro, was married after
graduation and maintained a home for her son while her husband fought through
Normandy in World War II before being wounded. After the war, she and her
husband and son lived in New Orleans, Dallas, and then Summit, New Jersey
before moving to Thousand Oaks in 1981. She was a loving wife, mother and
grandmother and will be deeply missed by her husband, son, daughter-in-law,
Susan L. Holt, two grandchildren, Edwin L. Holt and Karen Holt (Mrs. Robert)
Endries both of Redondo Beach, CA, and sister Rachel Creech Lufty of Reidsville
and High Point, NC.
Funeral services will be held in Burlington, NC on Friday, April 30th
and a Memorial Service will be held in Thousand Oaks, CA on May 4th.
Arrangements in Burlington are by Rich and Thompson Funeral Service.
JUDITH DEKANY ISAACS
RALEIGH -- Judith Dekany Isaacs, 37, of Raleigh, died Tuesday, April
27, 1999. Graveside service will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday at Raleigh Hebrew
She is survived by her husband, Frank Isaacs; daughter, Alexandra Eva
Isaacs, age 5; son, Robert George Isaacs, age 3; sister and brother-in-law,
Sarah and Myles Zuckerman; nieces, Micki and Ruthie Zuckerman, all of Pittsburgh,
Memorial contributions may be made to Beth Meyer Synagogue or Beth
Or Synagogue. A memorial scholarship will be established in Judy's name.
STEWART STANBERRY JOHNSON
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Stewart Stanberry Johnson, 86, died April 24, 1999,
at Little Rock, Arkansas.
A native of Ingold, North Carolina, he was born March 24, 1913, to
Amos F. and Bessie (Pittman) Johnson.
Since leaving North Carolina, Mr. Johnson had lived in Nevada, Arizona,
Florida, and Arkansas. He was a businessman for 40 years in northern Nevada,
and was active in the BPOE and various community organizations.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Romie (Pine) Johnson, brother,
John Ed; sisters, Elizabeth Johnson, Annie Harris, and Margaret Hogaboom.
Surviving are his wife, Zoe; daughters Romie Stender and son Stewart
of Reno, Nevada; step-daughter Sabra Farrell of Little Rock, Arkansas;
eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
No services are planned. Cremation is under the direction of Roller
Funeral Home, Little Rock, Arkansas.
AGNES R. KEMPINSKI
JAN. 27, 1917 - APRIL 27, 1999
RALEIGH -- Agnes R. Kempinski, 82, of 5805 Iris Lake Ct., died Tuesday
morning at her home. She was the widow of Benedict A. Kempinski who died
Nov. 16, 1991.
Funeral mass 10 a.m. Thursday, April 29 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic
Church. Burial, Oakwood Cemetery.
Surviving sons, Benedict Kempinski of Long Island, NY, William Kempinski
and Jerry Kempinski both of Raleigh; 10 grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Wake County,
1300 St. Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27605.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at Strickland
Funeral Home with a prayer service at 8:30 p.m.
ROBERTA GAMBLE MARSH
RALEIGH -- Roberta Gamble Marsh, 74, of Raleigh, died Monday. Funeral
service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Longview United Methodist Church. Entombment
will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park.
She is survived by her husband, Walter F. Marsh; daughter, Robbie Marsh
Shapiro and her husband, Ethan Shapiro of Raleigh; brother, Banks R. Gamble
of Greensboro; grandsons, Chris R. Gurkin of Erwin, Walter P. Gurkin of
Mrs. Marsh is preceded in death by her parents, Robert Denny Gamble
and Roggie Wall Gamble and her sister, Helen Gamble Wakefield.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Brown-Wynne Funeral
Home, Saint Mary's Street.
Those considering memorial contributions may make them to the Alzheimers
Association, Eastern NC Chapter, 400 Oberlin Road, Suite 208, Raleigh,
N.C. 27605-1351 or to American Heart Association, 3901 Computer Dr., Suite
110, Raleigh, N.C. 27609.
BEN FELTON POTTER
REELSBORO -- Ben Felton Potter, 83, of Reelsboro, died Monday, April
26, 1999, at Bayview Nursing Center in New Bern. Mr. Potter was founder
of B.F. Potter Trucking, Inc. of Route 1 New Bern. He was a Shriner, a
skilled sportsman, and an avid hunter.
He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Elizabeth Sadler Potter.
Graveside funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday at Greenleaf
Memorial Park, with the Rev. Mike Roach and Rev. Randy Ratliff officiating.
Masonic Rites will be conducted by Bayboro Masonic Lodge #331.
Mr. Potter is survived by his wife, Julia Ross Potter; sons, Benjamin
Graham Potter and Denard Thurman Potter, both of Reelsboro; daughter, Betty
Potter Rogers of Anderson, SC; brothers, Omer Potter of Newport, Rex Potter
of Reelsboro, Orien Potter of Lowland; sister, Grace Potter Spain of Reelsboro;
grandchildren, Ernest W. Rogers, III and David Potter Rogers, both of Anderson,
SC, Benjamin Derek Potter and Denard Thurman Potter, Jr, both of Reelsboro,
Angela Love Potter of Selma, Christy Potter Caroon of Dawson's Creek; five
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Shriner's
Children's Hospital, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29607 or New Hope
Christian Church, Hwy. 55 East, New Bern, NC 28560.
Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home, Alliance.
MARGARET CURRIE RHODES
APEX -- Margaret Currie Rhodes, 78, of 8609 Bells Lake Road, died Sunday
at Western Wake Hospital in Cary. She was the widow of the late Desmond
Everette Rhodes of Apex. Formerly married 27 years to the late Neil I.
Currie of Cary, who was the father of her nine children.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Montlawn Funeral Home chapel
with burial to follow at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens,Clayton.
Beloved mother to Neil M. Currie and Danny D. Currie of the home; Jerry
D. Currie of New Orleans, LA, William R. Currie of Newport, Thomas M. Currie
of Princeton, Nancy J. Penny of Garner, Margaret Ann Brennan of Cincinatti,
OH, Deborah C. Godwin of Garner, Mark S. Currie of Willow Spring; 15 grandchildren;
Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday at Montlawn Funeral
Home from 7-9 p.m.
Our beloved Mother, you will live on forever within our hearts. Our
memories of your beauty, kindness and complete devotion to your children
will never be forgotten. You were an only child, and you wanted many children.
Your life is a tribute to the dedication and sacrifice it took to raise
all nine of us. You always put our needs above your own. You did not want
to leave us; you've told us many times. You were our Guardian Angel in
life, and so shall it be in death. We love you mother and one day we'll
again be by your side.
IRIS W. RUSSELL
MOREHEAD CITY -- Iris Willis Russell died Monday, April 26, after an
extended illness. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday
at Bayview Cemetery, with the Rev. Dr. Milton Gilbert of First United Methodist
Church officiating, assisted by the Rev. Jesse Staton.
Mrs. Russell, a homemaker, was a life long resident of Morehead City.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas H. Russell of the home; daughter,
Elizabeth R. Russell of Morehead City; son, Thomas H. Russell, Jr., of
Morehead City; four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Mrs. Russell
was predeceased by her parents, Obb C. and Lucy G. Willis and a brother
Curtis W. Willis.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer's Foundation, Duke
Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705 or to the First United Methodist Church,
900 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557.
The family will receive friends following the service or at the home,
905 Shepard St., Morehead City.
Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory.
CURTIS A. SANDERFORD
JULY 19, 1929 - APRIL 26, 1999
ZEBULON -- Curtis Alton Sanderford, 69, of 808 Currin-Perry Rd., died
Monday afternoon at his home. He was a retired employee of Schraders Bellows
Corp. Born in Johnston County, the son of the late Clarence and Callie
Whitley Sanderford. He was predeceased by his wife, Creo W. Sanderford
on June 6, 1998.
Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Strickland Funeral Home
Chapel. Burial, Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery.
Surviving: daughter, Roseanna Christy of Mooresville; son, Clarence
Sanderford of Castalia; sisters, Eleanor Phipps of Sanford; Fay Jones,
Kay Gresham, and Callie Joe Johnson, all of Wendell; brothers, Lloyd Sanderford
of Zebulon and Dwight Sanderford of Wendell; four grandchildren; special
friends, Calvin and Merle Hood, Noemi and Freddy Perez; special caregivers,
May Grondin and Margaret Sanderford.
Flowers accepted or memorials to Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St. Mary's
St., Raleigh, NC 27605 or American Cancer Society, 11 S. Boylan Ave., Raleigh,
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral
home, other times at the home of Dwight and Eldora Sanderford, 1208 Lake
Glad Rd., Wendell.
JESSE S. SHELLABARGER
DEC. 26, 1902 - APR. 21, 1999
GARNER -- Jesse Samuel Shellabarger, 96, of 109 Tiffany Lane, went to
be with the Lord on Wednesday at home. He was a retired Engineer with the
Illinois Central Railroad having worked out of Jackson and Memphis, TN.
Mr. Shellabarger was formerly of Titusville, FL and Jackson, TN.
Graveside service, 1 p.m. Monday, May 3, 1999 at Hollywood Cemetery,
Surviving: daughter, Jean S. Donley of Dallas, TX and son, Robert Shellabarger
of Garner, NC; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. He was
married for 57 years to Dee Penniston Shellabarger who passed away in 1980.
In lieu of flowers, it was his wish that memorial contributions may
be made to your church or charity of choice.
Service by Smith Funeral Home, Jackson, TN.
LEE JUSTIN STEWART
FOUR OAKS -- Lee Justin Stewart, 17, of 625 Stewart Road, Four Oaks,
NC died Monday, April 26, 1999. He was a senior at South Johnston High
Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 29, 1999
at Horton Cemetery in Zebulon, NC.
Surviving are father, Ralph Lee Stewart, Jr. of Four Oaks, NC; mother,
Deborah Craig Stewart of Vilas, NC; brother, Sean Dustin Stewart and fiancee
Wendy Hardy and Dylan Hardy of Four Oaks, NC; maternal grandmother, Emma
Horton Craig of Cary, NC; special family friend, Trish Hicks; aunt and
uncle, Faye and Edward Stephenson; cousins Kelli and Will Stephenson; aunt
and uncle Jan and Joe Hodges; cousins Randy and Stewart Hodges; uncle,
Reed Stewart; cousins, Denise and Bryan Stewart; uncle and aunt, Michael
and Jeanne Craig and many other relatives.
Visitation will be at Minshew Funeral Home in Four Oaks Wednesday,
7-9 p.m. and at other times at the home of Sean Stewart, 111 Spring Branch
Road, Holt Lake South, Four Oaks, NC.
Flowers are appreciated and memorials can be made to Four Oaks Rescue,
P.O. Box 681, Four Oaks, NC 27524 or to Johnston County Public Library,
305 East Market Street, Smithfield, NC 27577.
MARVIN G. VICK
KINSTON -- Mr. Marvin Gilbert Vick, 85, of 2100 Greenbriar Road, died
suddenly Sunday, April 25, 1999 at his residence.
He was a retired stock broker, member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church,
Kinston B.P.O.E. Lodge and Duke University Quarter Century Club. Marvin
was a lifelong resident of Kinston. He had been co-owner of the Kinston
Laundry which was founded by his father. Marvin was also a partner in Powell
Kistler Co. and manager of Inerstate Securities.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 29, 1999 at 4 p.m.
from the residence at 2100 Greenbriar Road with Rev. Donald Weisner officiating.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Rucker Browne Vick.
He is survived bya son and daughter-in-law, Marvin Gilbert Vick Jr.
and Georgia B. Vick of Rocky Mount; daughter, Linda Vick Browne of Mt.
Airy; four grandchildren, David Rucker Browne of Boone, Catherine Skelton
Browne of Greensboro, Deanna Ashley Vick and Marvin Grey Vick of Goldsboro;
three great-grandchildren, Alex, Aunika and Ashlind Browne, all of Boone.
Memorials may be made to the Thompson Orphanage, Charlotte, N.C. or
to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Edwards Funeral Home.
LELA K. B. WARREN
STEM -- Lela Katherine Bryant Warren, 83, died Monday. Funeral services
1:00 p.m. Thursday Bright Funeral Home Chapel, in Wake Forest. Burial in
Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Durham.
Surviving is her husband, Henry Warren; daughters Ruby Caudle of Oxford,
Dorothy Gillette and Teresa Warren, both of Stem; son, Rex Warren of Durham;
sister Vivian Horton of Bunn; brothers, Clayburn Adcock and Lucius Adcock;
seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home, and all other
times at the home of Rex Warren, 2503 Holloway St., Durham, NC.
LILLIAN R. BLALOCK BROOKS
RALEIGH -- Lillian Russell Blalock Camp Brooks,
82, formerly of 214 Camden St., was born October 1, 1917 in Raleigh, North
Carolina to the late John Oscar, Sr. and Maggie Horton Rivers Blalock.
After an extended battle with Alzheimer's Disease, she departed this life
on October 10, 1999 at the Brian Health and Rehabilitation Center on Sunnybrook
Road, Raleigh, NC.
Lillian was preceded in death by her husband,
Ivory Frank Brooks, Sr.; one son, John Oscar Brooks; three sisters, Mrs.
Willie Mae "Sister" Blalock Walton, Mrs. Katherine Elizabeth Blalock Bates,
and Mrs. Susie Mae Blalock Norwood; three brothers, John Oscar Blalock,
Jr., Charlie Edward Rivers, and William E. "Blake" Blalock, Sr.
Left to cherish her memory are: two daughters,
Geraldine Elizabeth "Tweedlum" Camp Tinsley and Mary Elaine Brooks, of
Raleigh; five sons, Dr. Norman C. "Mickey" Camp, III (Betty); Ivory Frank
"Sonny" Brooks, Jr., James E. "Boy-Boy" Brooks, all of Raleigh; Thomas
W. "Berdie" Brooks (Natalie Denise) of Fuquay-Varina; and William E. "Blake"
Brooks, Sr. (Iris) of Raleigh; one sister, Mrs. Mary Frances Lane of Raleigh;
a special, loving caretaker, Mrs. Joyce Mims of Holly Springs; twenty-five
grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, October
13, 1999 at 12:30 p.m., St. Matthews AME Church, 1629 Bennett Rd., in Raleigh.
Family visitation at the church beginning at 12:00 noon; other times at
803 E. Martin Street. Burial takes place at Carolina Biblical Gardens.
Arrangements by Haywood Funeral Home, Inc.
MARTHA KYLER COLE ENGLAND
APEX -- Martha England, beloved wife, mother
and teacher, died at her home in Apex, NC on October 10, 1999. Born April
22, 1952 in Durham, NC, she was the daughter of the late Cary Colgate Cole
and Clara Nycum Cole.
Mrs. England attended Durham High School and
NC State University, where she met her husband, William A. England. She
later received a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Meredith College, and
from 1990 through 1998 taught first grade at Farmington Woods Elementary
School in Cary, NC. Prior to her career in elementary education she was
also active in preschool education and Helping Horse, a therapeutic riding
experience for children with disabilities.
She is survived by her husband, Bill; daughters,
Kyler Austin England of Boston, MA, and Laura Erin England of Athens, GA;
son, Justin Andrew England of Apex; her mother, Clara Cole of Durham; sisters,
Stella Kennedy of Oakland, CA, and Linda Exner of Durham; brother, John
Cole of Durham and "The Inchworms". her cancer support group comprised
of many people of all ages and walks of life who have been a great source
of comfort and support during her illness.
Visitation with the family will be held at
7-9 p.m. Tuesday, October 12 at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 200 S.E. Maynard
Rd, Cary, NC. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, October
14 at Meredith College Chapel, 3800 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC.
In keeping with her devotion to family, caring
soul and lifelong love of animals, Mrs. England requested in lieu of flowers
that donations be made to Habitat for Humanity, 121 Habitat St., Americus,
GA, 31709 or the Black Beauty Ranch c/o the Fund for Animals, 200 West
57th., New York, NY, 10019.
WEST JEFFERSON -- Mr. A.P. Alexander Sr., 79,
of West Jefferson, passed away Sunday, October 10, 1999 at N.C. Baptist
Hospital in Winston-Salem.
A native of Wilkes County, he was the son
of the late Gideon McCager Alexander and Nora Bauguss Alexander. He was
self-employed as a heavy equipment operator. He was a chamber member of
Midway Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Wanda
Hardin Alexander; daughter, Jeanette Key and her family, husband, Eddie
and daughter, Ashley of West Jefferson; son, Phil Alexander and his family,
wife, Alma and daughter, Lauren and son, Russell of Moorehead City; five
sisters, Sybil Johnson, Mrs. Clarence (Cynthia) Elmore, Mrs. T.G. (Mary)
Weatherman, all of North Wilkesboro, Barbara Key and Mrs. Bill (Doris)
Tharpe, both of Winston-Salem.
A memorial service will be held at Midway
Baptist Church in West Jefferson, Tuesday, October 12, 1999 at 2 p.m.,
conducted by Rev. Keith Casey of Midway Baptist Church and Rev. Sherree
Jones of Connoak Baptist Church in Winston-Salem.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
may be made to Midway Baptist Church Scholarship Fund, 1670 Mt. Jefferson
Road, West Jefferson, N.C. 28694.
Interment of ashes will be done in a family
service at Midway Baptist Church Cemetery at a later date.
Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson
is in charge of these arrangements.
GABRIELLE G. BRARD
RALEIGH -- Gabrielle G. Brard of 509 Glenwood
Avenue, died Saturday, October 9, 1999.A Mass of Christian Burial will
be held at Sacred Heart Cathedral at 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 13, 1999.
There will be a prayer service on Tuesday evening, from 7-8 p.m. at Brown-Wynne
Funeral Home, 300 Saint Mary's St.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
to the Sacred Heart Cathedral Building Fund, 200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh,
MORGANTON -- EarlBroome, 78, died Oct. 10,
1999. He served with the U.S. Coast Guard in World War II and he was a
graduate of Wingate Junior College and of Appalachian State Teachers College.
During his career as an educator he taught and coached in the school systems
of Gastonia, Newton-Conover, Lynchburg, VA, Marion, Morganton and Burke
County. At Morganton High School he was athletic director and head football
coach and was named the 1961 Western N.C. High School Athletic Association
3-A Coach of the Year. During his football coaching career in Morganton.
He serviced as head coach of the Lions Bowl in Forest City and of the East/West
Allstar Game in Greensboro. He was also the girl's basketball coach at
Morganton and won two W.N.C.H.S.A.A. championships during his tenure. In
1974 he was named Educator of the Year for the Burke County Schools.
Surviving are his wife, Genevieve Trott Broome
of the home; son, David E. Broome, Jr. and his wife, Karen of Raleigh;
daughter, Susan Broome Lumpkin and her husband, Elvin of Morganton; sister,
Virginia Broome Allison of Greer, SC; grandchildren, Jessica Hope Broome,
Hannah Marie Broome, Kevin Matthew Lumpkin.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m.
Oct. 13 at Sossoman Funeral Home. Burial of the ashes will be 3 p.m. in
Eastview Cemetery, Newton, NC.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30
p.m. Tuesday at Sossoman Funeral Home and other times at the Broome residence,
214 Fox St.
Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of Burke
County, P.O. Box 1029, Valdese, NC 28690.
JOHN LLOYD COREY JR.
STOKES -- Mr. John Lloyd Corey, Jr., 72, retired
farmer, died Monday, October 11, 1999 at his home.
The funeral service will be conducted Wednesday
at 11 a.m. in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Pinewood
He is survived by his wife, Janelle Whitehurst
Corey, to whom he was married in 1947; two sons, John L. Corey, III and
wife Donna, Mike W. Corey and wife Alicia all of Greenville; one daughter,
Linda Corey Woodard and husband Mike of Raleigh; seven grandchildren, John
Paul, Chad, Beau, Alec and Mary Katherine Corey all of Greenville and Corey
Michelle and Brad Woodard both of Raleigh; one great-grandchild, Caroline
Corey of Greenville; two brothers, Allen G. Corey and Loyall B. Corey both
of Robersonville, and two sisters, Sylvia Corey of Greenville and Lessie
C. Johnson of Stokes.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from
7-9 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home.
ROGER IRVING CULLIPHER
MERRY HILL -- Mr. Roger Irving Cullipher, 92,
of 137 Mount Gould Road, died Monday, October 11, 1999. He was a native
of Bertie County and a member of Riverside Baptist Church where he was
a Sunday school teacher and honorary deacon. He was the son of the late
James B. and Mary Frances Britt Cullipher and the husband of the late Thenia
Hobbs Cullipher. After high school Mr. Cullipher attended NC State University
and then taught agriculture to the returning veterans after World War II.
He was the founder and Curator of the Mount Gould Museum.
A graveside funeral service will be held at
11 a.m. Wednesday, October 13, 1999 in Hillcrest Cemetery, Colerain.
Survivors include: son, Fred Cullipher, Snow
Hill; sisters, Mary Louis Holder, Merry Hill, Edith C. Aldridge, Merry
Hill; three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the Riverside
Baptist Church Fellowship Hall following the funeral service. In lieu of
flowers memorial gifts may be made to Riverside Baptist Church Building
Fund, 1206 NC 45 North, Merry Hill, NC 27957.
Walker Funeral Home, Windsor is in charge
CARL DAVIS FULLER
RALEIGH -- Carl Davis Fuller, 69, of 6609 Old
Stage Road, died Monday, October 11, 1999 at Integrated HealthCare Services.
Mr. Fuller was a bus driver for 26 years with Carolina Trailways. Mr. Fuller
was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Korean conflict. Funeral
service 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 13, 1999 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service
chapel, Knightdale. Burial, Montlawn Memorial Park.
Surviving: sons, Dale Fuller and his wife,
Kelly of Raleigh, Jeff Fuller and his wife, Diane of Grapevine, TX; grandchildren,
Lydia Fuller, Rachel Fuller, Carla Fuller, Melissa Dobbins; special cousin,
Vickie Perry Daniels of Knightdale; numerous cousins.
Family will receive relatives and friends
from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 1999 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service
and Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27545 and other times
at the home, 6609 Old Stage Road,Raleigh, NC 27603.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
may be made to the American Red Cross, 100 N. Peartree Lane, Raleigh, NC
DELPHIA W. FUTRELL
MURFREESBORO -- Delphia Wall Futrell, 86, of
the 100 block of Dogwood Drive, died October 10, 1999, in Roanoke Chowan
Mrs. Futrell was born in Northampton County
and was a member of Murfreesboro Baptist Church. She was retired as merchandising
clerk for Wynn Brothers Department Store and the Fashion Center after many
years service. She was the widow of Walter Raleigh Futrell.
Survivors include a daughter, Patsy Gravley
of Oxford, NC; a grandson, Jeff Gravley and his wife Mary of Apex, NC;
a granddaughter, Angie Gravley of Fayetteville, NC; a great-granddaughter,
Megan Gravley of Apex, NC; a sister, Lona Simmons of Woodland, NC and many
nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2
p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 1999, in Riverside Cemetery by the Rev. Dr. Davis
Smith and Rev. Bob Deacon. The family will receive friends at the Murfreesboro
Baptist Church Fellowship Hall from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Memorial donations
may be made to Murfreesboro Baptist Church, 200 West Main Street, Murfreesboro,
NC 27855. Garrett Funeral Home, Murfreesboro, is handling arrangements.
ROBERT H. JAYNES
NOV. 12, 1933 - OCT. 9, 1999
GARNER -- Robert Howard "Bob" Jaynes, 65, of
7621 Trudy Lane, a retired employee of IBM, died Saturday.
Surviving: wife, Vicki M. Jaynes; daughters,
Cassandra Anne "Sandy" Watkins of Willow Spring and Gabrielle J. Schultz
of Wake Forest; son, Robert Scott Jaynes of Copperas Cove, TX; mother,
Evelyn J. Ellingson of Melbourne, FL; 12 grandchildren.
The family will be at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home,
Garner, 7-9 p.m. today.
Contributions may be made to St. Christopher's
Episcopal Church, 1101 Vandora Springs Road, Garner, NC 27529.
CRAMA STRICKLAND KEMP
MIDDLESEX -- Crama Strickland Kemp, 86, of
Middlesex, died Sunday, October 10, 1999. She was preceded in death by
her husband, Johnny V. Kemp and a son, Johnnie Ken Kemp. She is survived
by a brother, Bert Strickland of Van Nuys, CA; three grandchildren and
Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 13, 1999
at Lee's Chapel Baptist Church. Entombment in the Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday night
at Family Funeral Care, 1201 N. Arendell Ave., Zebulon, NC. Phone (919)
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may
be made to Lee's Chapel Baptist Church, 14551 Taylors Mill Road, Middlesex,
GIDEON W. KING
WARRENTON -- Gideon Wesley King, 90, of Route
1 Box 102 E, Warrenton (Oakville Community), died Monday at Maria Parham
Mr. King was a Warren County native born October
22, 1908 to the late John Wesley King and Lula Bidden Ellis King. Mr. King
was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, the Warrenton
Lion's Club, the Forestry Association, the Cattleman's Association and
member of the Halifax Rural Electrification Board of Director's for 30
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday
at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church by the Rev. Stephen Edwards.
Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Mamie Ruth Long King
of the home; two daughters, Eleandor Ruth King Woods of Graham, Ann Louise
King See of Littleton; sister, Louise King Williams of Greensboro; three
grandchildren, Catherine Ann Cliborne, Caroline Bradford Fleming and Michael
Gideon Wood, all of Raleigh.
Pallbearers will be Earl Stegall, Scott Gardner,
Al Thompson, Richard Hunter, John Falcon and Jack Harris. Honorary pallbearers
will be members of the Warrenton Lion's Club.
The family will receive friends at Blaylock
Funeral Home on Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m.
REBECCA ANN H. McINTYRE
KINSTON -- Rebecca Ann Harper McIntyre, 60,
of 824 Albrittons Rd., died Monday, October 11, 1999. She was a member
of Tabernacle Free Will Baptist Church.
Graveside service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Pinelawn
Memorial Park, Kinston with Rev. Archie Ratliff officiating.
Surviving: husband, Daniel McIntyre; mother,
Adelle Davenport Verrill of Kinston; father, Oscar Harper of Kinston; daughter,
Beverly M. Klefeker and husband, Greg of Raleigh; son, Gary McIntyre and
wife, Kim of Kinston; sister, Edna H. Elmore of Kinston; grandchildren,
Courtney McIntyre and Danielle McIntyre, both of Kinston, Sydney R. Klefeker
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday
at Howard-Carter & Stroud Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Tabernacle
Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund.
Howard-Carter & Stroud Funeral Home is
in charge of the services.
ANNA F. OWENS
OCT. 31, 1927-OCT. 11, 1999
GARNER -- Anna Marie Frey Owens, 71, of 1001
Southerlund Road, died Monday.
Surviving: husband, William D. Owens; daughters,
Anne Saladino, Mary Turner, Kathryn Chase, Margaret Nolfo, Ethel Owens,
Barbara Dolce and Cindy Yauger; sons, Bill Owens, Michael Owens, Christopher
Owens and John Owens; sister, Theresa Rock; brothers, Joe Frey, Wally Frey,
and John Frey; 25 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family will be at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home,
Garner, 7-9 p.m. today with a prayer service at 8:30 p.m.
CLINTON -- Mrs. Erma Parsons, 80, of 422 E.
Powell Street, died at her home Monday, October 11, 1999.
Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday
at First United Methodist Church with Dr. Hugh Cameron officiating. Burial
will be in the Clinton Cemetery.
She was a native of Johnston County and the
daughter of the late Jerry and Lorenza Cole Lee. She was a retired legal
Secretary and attended College at Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA,
after graduating high school at Four Oaks. She was a member of First United
Methodist Church for over 50 years where she received numerous accommodations
such as the Christian Service Award from the United Methodist Women in
1994, and received life membership into the United Methodist Women in 1974.
She was a member of the Suzzanah Wesley Sunday School Class, the Carolyn
McDowell and Polly Blackburn Fellowship group, the Friendship Circle and
the Golden Needles. Mrs. Parsons was very active in the Democratic Women's
Organization and the AARP. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robey
C. Lee and J. Hugh Lee.
Surviving are: husband, Mr. Seth W. Parsons
of the home; a son, W. Douglas Parsons and wife, Roxanne N. Parsons of
Clinton; a daughter, Jo Lee Parsons and husband, Terry Hensley of Charlotte;
a sister, Ms. Evelyn L. Hudson of Benson and two grandchildren, Michael
and Rachael Parsons of Clinton.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening
from 7-8:30 p.m. at Crumpler Honeycutt Funeral Home and at other times
at the home on 422 E. Powell Street, Clinton.
RALPH CLAY PLEASANTS
RALEIGH -- Ralph Clay Pleasants, of 905 Reedy
Creek Road, died Monday, October 11, 1999, at Western Wake Medical Center.
A graveside funeral service will be conducted
Wednesday, October 13, 1999, at 1 p.m., in Hillcrest Cemetery, Cary, with
Reverend Bruce Johnson officiating.
Mr. Pleasants was a lifetime resident of Cary
and was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Murray Pleasants.
Surviving are: two daughters, Rosalie Pleasants,
of Cary, and Ann Talton, and husband, Judson Talton, of Cary; one sister,
Alice Hodges, of Cary; two grandsons, Randy Talton and Chris Talton, both
of Cary; two stepsons, Jerrall Spencer and Ronald Spencer, both of Cary,
and eleven step-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, October
12, 1999, from 7-8:30 p.m., at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 200 S.E. Maynard
Memorials may be made to the Cary Rescue Squad,
107 Medcon Ct., Cary, NC 27511.
PAUL NEVERSON PRIDGEN
WILSON -- Paul Neverson Pridgen, 80, a retired
general contractor, died Oct. 11, 1999. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday at First
Presbyterian Church with Rev. James McKinnon officiating. Burial, Evergreen
Surviving: wife, Elda Lena Holley Pridgen;
daughter, Joann P. Hinnant of Wilson; sons, Paul Edward Pridgen of Holly
Springs, Selby Franklin Pridgen and Kenneth Lee Pridgen, both of Wilson;
sister, Marle Whitley of Wilson; grandchildren, Teresa Karen Pridgen, Susan
Lynn Palmberg, Lisa Diane Bunn, Paul Franklin Pridgen, Kenneth Lee Pridgen,
Jr., Kathyrn Alyson Pridgen and Nicole Elizabeth Hinnant; great-grandchildren,
Katie Bunn and Zack Bunn.
Arrangements by Joyner's Funeral Home.
ALEXANDER M. SALOMON
HILLSBOROUGH -- Alexander Michelin Salomon,
87, a resident of Hillsborough, died Monday, October 11, after a lengthy
illness. He was born in 1912, in Newark, NJ. He and his late wife, Anne,lived
in New York City and 35 years in Bergen County, NJ. They moved to Hillsborough
in 1978. He was a member of the Hillsborough United Methodist Church and
past administrative board member. He was the co-founder of the Methodist
Church Courier with his late wife, Anne. He was a member of the Hillsborough
Exchange Club, past president of the Exchange Club recipient of the Exchangite
of the year in 1983 and 1988. He also was recipient of the book Golden
Deeds. He was a Mason with the Grand Lodge of the State of New York. He
was a past volunteer with the Durham County Hospital Auxillary for over
He is survived by his daughter, Suzanne Michelin
Salomon Faulkner of Hillsborough; son-in-law, Michael Ross Faulkner; and
one grandson, Michelin Blair Faulkner.
A memorial service will be held at the Hillsborough
United Methodist Church on Wednesday, October 13, at 1 p.m. The family
will receive friends at the church following the service. A graveside service
will be held Friday, October 15, at 11 a.m. in the George Washington Cemetery
in Paramus, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
may be made to the Hillsborough United Methodist Church Lift Fund, 130
W. Tryon St., Hillsborough, NC 27278.
Arrangements are by Clements Funeral Service
KATHRYN GRAY SCOTT
ELIZABETH CITY -- Kathryn Gray Scott, age 67
of 1306 W. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, October 11, 1999
at Albemarle Hospital. She was born in Wake Co., the daughter of Zola Murray
Gray of Garner, NC and the late Charlie Gray. She was the wife of Johnnie
Warren Scott. Mrs. Scott was retired as a co-owner/operator of Kay Jay
Besides her husband and mother, Mrs. Scott
is survived by a son, Sam Scott of Janesville, WI; three sisters, Joyce
Young of Brevard, NC, Betty Hobbs of Garner, NC, and Dianne Gray of Garner,
NC; two brothers, Frank Gray of Gates, Co., NC and Charles Gray of Smithfield,
NC; four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death
by a son, Charles D. Scott.
A funeral service will be conducted in Twiford's
Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC on Wednesday, Oct.
13 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Clay Manos and Rev. Meridith Garrett officiating.
Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive
friends in the lobby of the funeral home immediately following the funeral
and at other times at the residence. The suffering is done, the battle
is won! Glory! Glory! Glory!
Twiford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
JAMES W. "JIMMY" WALTON THROWER SR.
WILLIAMSTON -- Mr. James Walton "Jimmy" Thrower
Sr., 75, died Monday, October 11, 1999. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday,
Memorial Baptist Church. Burial, Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mr. Thrower was co-owner and manager of Baker
Gas Company and a member of Memorial Baptist Church. On April 20, 1945
he married Ruby Perry Thrower who survives.
Survivors in addition to his wife: daughter,
Donna Thrower Yakovich of Calabash, NC; son, James Walton "Jimbo" Thrower
Jr. of Williamston; brother, W.L. "Bill" Thrower of Williamston; sister,
Bertha R. Thrower of Williamston; grandson, John Michael White and wife,
Leigh of Greenville; great-granddaughter, Eleanor Jayne White.
Family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Tuesday
at Biggs Funeral home other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Williamston Fire
and Rescue, 901 Washington Street, Williamston, NC 27892.
Arrangements by Biggs Funeral Home.
MARTHA M. TINGEN
SNOW HILL -- Mrs. Martha Manning Tingen, 71,
of Route 5, died Sunday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a
courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Tingen was a member of Free Gospel
Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church and homemaker. Graveside service will
be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Snow Hill Cemetery with Rev. Gary Tingen
Mrs. Tingen was preceded in death by her husband,
Arnold "Red" Tingen on November 11, 1998.
Survivors include: daughter, Terri Tingen
of Washington, DC; sons, Rusty Tingen and Gary Tingen, both of Snow Hill;
sisters, Alma Moore of Goldsboro, Magdalene Jones of Greenville, Margie
Hart of Ayden, Barbara Pollard of Belvoir; brothers, James Manning of Walstonburg,
Harold Manning of New Bern, George Manning of Durham; five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m.
on Tuesday at Taylor-Edwards Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Arrangements by Taylor-Edwards Funeral Home.
ALTON "EARL" WARREN
RODANTHE -- Alton "Earl" Warren, 72, of Rodanthe,
died Sunday, October 10, 1999 at his residence.
Mr. Warren, both in Fort Barnwell, was a retired
electrician with Civil Service. He was a member of Salvo Assembly of God,
the Jacksonville Moose Club, the Cape Hatteras Anglers Club and the IBEW
Union. He was the son of the late Ray and Ada Russell Warren.
Mr. Warren is survived by two daughters, Ada
"Kit" Midgett of Rodanthe, Banita Sewell of Jacksonville; son, Russell
Warren of Rodanthe; sister, Louise Gutt of Shawano, Wis.; brother, Preston
Warren of Surf City; three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Salvo Assembly
of God on Wednesday, October 13, 1999 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Cecil Eshleman
officiating. The family will meet at the home of Kit Midgett in Rodanthe.
Memorial donations may be made to Salvo Assembly
of God, Salvo, N.C. 27972.
Twiford's Island Chapel, Hatteras, is handling
BRIAN E. WHITE
EMERALD ISLE -- Brian E. White, 33, died Sunday
October 10, 1999 at his home. Funeral 1 p.m. Wednesday at Chapel by the
Sea with the Rev. Clay Olsen officiating. Entombment, Seaside Memorial
Park. Visitation, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Jones Funeral Home, Swansboro.
A native of Ocala, Fla., Mr. White was a 1984
graduate of Northern High School in Durham and was office manager of Onslow
Surviving: wife, Kelly W. White of the home;
daughter, Eason White of the home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. White
of Durham; brother, Dale White of Ocoee, Fla.; sister, Suzanne W. Cochran
of Emerald Isle; brother, Darrell White of Emerald Isle; brother, Michael
White of Charlottesville, Va.; maternal grandmother, Lunnie Batten of Ocala,
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations
be made to the Brian White ALS Foundation, 2709 Commerce Road, Jacksonville,
N.C. 28546 or to the Hospice of Cape Carteret.